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fish biodiversity

Small Changes in Rainforests Cause Big Damage to Fish Ecosystems

Researchers had expected the level of damage would rise depending on the amount of logging and were surprised to discover the impact of removing...
milk sugar

Tomorrow’s Alcohol Can Be Made from Surplus Milk Sugar

Dairies' production of cheese generates considerable amounts of the by-product whey. While large cheese producers are able to extract more value from the whey...
intelligence

Inherited IQ Can Increase in Early Childhood

When it comes to intelligence, environment and education matter – more than we think. Those are the findings of Rutgers University psychologists Louis Matzel and...
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Breaking Barriers to the Uptake of Insects as Food Source

Insects are high in protein, can be raised with less impact on natural resources than the demands made by conventional farming and in great...
beef cattle

Fertilization and Diet Reduce Methane Emissions and Raise Productivity of Beef...

Fertilizing pasture with nitrogen and supplementing the cattle herd’s diet with selected nutrients can both reduce greenhouse gas emissions and raise yields and economic...
Arctic photosynthesis

Arctic Photosynthetic Capacity and Carbon Dioxide Assimilation Underestimated by Terrestrial Biosphere...

The Science Carbon uptake and loss from the Arctic is highly sensitive to climate change, and these processes are poorly represented in computational models of...
cloud cycle

Climate Models Underestimate Cooling Effect of Daily Cloud Cycle

The researchers report in the journal Nature Communications that models tend to factor in too much of the sun’s daily heat, which results in...
Transformation Maps

Global Transformation Maps Help Explain Fourth Industrial Revolution

The maps were first developed as a tool for understanding and visualising industries, countries and issues, and how they interact with and disrupt each...
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Further Evidence Shows Education Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s

A study just published in the ‘British Medical Journal’ confirms there is a link between education and the build-up of 'plaques' and 'tangles' of...
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Curbing Climate Change

Scientists widely agree that humans are the dominant cause of rising global temperatures. Now, a new study shows that people’s perceived risk from extreme...
asthma

Uncovering Asthma’s Genetic Origins

The statistics about asthma are staggering. According to a recent Global Burden of Disease Study, more than 334 million people worldwide may suffer from this...
desalination

New Desalination Method Offers Low-Energy Alternative to Purify Salty Water

Providing safer drinking water to those in need may be a little easier. According to Penn State researchers, a new desalination technique is able...
inflammatory disease

Gut Reaction

Food poisoning may be the unwanted gift that keeps on giving — at least according to a new study. A startling discovery by UC...
aging

Defending Against Environmental Stressors May Shorten Lifespan

A shorter life may be the price an organism pays for coping with the natural assaults of daily living, according to researchers at the...
global biodiversity

Political Instability and Weak Governance Lead to Loss of Species, Study...

We now know that governance and political stability is a vital consideration when developing future environmental policies and practices Tatsuya Amano A vast new study of...
solar

Siting Solar, Sparing Prime Agricultural Lands

Unconventional spaces could be put to use generating renewable energy while sparing lands that could be better used to grow food, sequester carbon and...
Chronic Disease

Gut Reaction: Repeated Food Poisoning Triggers Chronic Disease

A startling discovery published today in the journal Science reveals how your past history of minor bacterial infections can add up with age to...
corn

Corn Genetics Provides Insight into the Crop’s Historical Spread Across the...

Iowa State University scientists have taken a journey through the past by studying the genetic changes in corn brought about by domestication. A study published...
infant health

Hydraulic Fracturing Negatively Impacts Infant Health

Health risks increase for infants born to mothers living within 2 miles of a hydraulic fracturing site, according to astudy published Dec. 13 in...
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Biological Age Explains Variation of Responses to Stress

Our response to acute stress prioritises behavioural and physiological processes to maximise our survival when we are faced with an immediate threat. This change...